Sep 8 '13

* How to reduce polarization?  Better journalism.

* Alleged side effects of majoring in political science.

* Tim Harford on the Ostroms.

* Politics everywhere: many fewer fires, but the same number of firefighters.

* Reporting from the APSA panel on the NSF.   Rep. Lipinski noted that a more immediate concern than the reauthorization of the NSF is Rep. Lamar Smith’s proposed Higher Quality Research Act.  For more on that, see here.  One set of objections is here.